Update for October & November

Exciting update for all Blantyre history enthusiasts! You’re all used to seeing 1 or 2 articles a day.

Well, throughout October and November, there’s going to be MANY more articles coming!

There’s currently about 200 new posts already scheduled here for those 2 months alone! I’ve been working very hard during evenings and weekends the last few months to bring you lots of fantastic, new, quality information especially around the Blantyre Pit Disaster and remembering Blantyre soldiers lives from WW1 and WW2.

Of course, there will also be loads of brand new “auld” photos of Blantyre which I hope you’ve not seen before. I’ve still got some way to go before that ever “dries up!”

I’m also turning attention to the many dozens of Blantyre outstanding ancestry requests on the main website. And…as been the case in recent weeks, I’ll be continuing to explore the late Victorian era in Blantyre. Admittedly, all that research has distracted me from completing book drafts, but at least for now, you’re about to see an incredible amount of fresh, brand new content right here!

As I like to say, even after all these years….after all the daily articles…. “I’m only just getting started with Blantyre History” and there’s plenty more to come!!

Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said,

Agnes Yates Thank you. I will look forward to reading a lot of Blantyre, my home town. I’ve been away since 1966 but have many cousins ( Johnstons) still living there…… Good luck with your research.
Jamie Rogers Love this site. So much interesting stuff
Rena Caullay I absolutely love all the information and stories, but especially love the photos of the Blantyre of years ago, namely the 50s. I so appreciate everything you do, you truly are a dedicated hard worker for Blantyre history, and I thank you very much.
Jacqueline Galliford Thomas Very exciting!! Which is your main website for ancestry help please?
Jacquline Donnelly Looking forward to reading about it from years ago am from Blantyre moved out when a was young but now stay hillhouse
Margaret Rhodes Thank you for all your hard work
June Taylor Dexter Well done Paul
Agnes Vorsterman Keep up the good work
Maryrose Mccourt Kelly Enjoy all information
Wilma Jackson How exciting!
Kathleen Clarke Brilliant Paul well done

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  1. Paul ,what you have done for Blantyre and continue to do ,in your own time and without payment is beyond belief. I , and am sure many others thoroughly enjoy all your efforts .We owe you a debt of gratitude.

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